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Unemployment Benefits

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  • Newington Man Charged With Illegally Collecting Unemployment

    A 28-year-old man was charged Friday with collecting about $5,000 worth of unemployment benefits while he was employed, authorities said.
  • Could states afford jobless benefits if another recession hits?

    WASHINGTON Tens of billions of dollars in debt. Cuts to jobless aid that have been called "historic and disturbing." Unemployment insurance trust funds that are still clawing their way back to solvency. This is the Great Recession's legacy for the...

    Bridgeport Woman Charged With Illegally Collecting Unemployment

    A Bridgeport woman was charged Wednesday after authorities said she illegally collected about $3,000 in unemployment benefits. Christie M. Gray, 39, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation...

    West Hartford Man Gets 21 Months For Fraud

    NEW BRITAIN — A West Hartford man was sentenced to 21 months in prison Friday for illegally collecting unemployment compensation, supplemental nutrition assistance benefits and defrauding Medicaid, officials said. Troy D. Williams, 40, of South...

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 281,000
    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. Yet even with the increase, applications for jobless aid remain low, a reassuring sign after hiring slowed last month. Weekly applications rose 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,000, the Labor...